How do solar panel produce electricity?

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The solar panels produce electricity by the sunlight.

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Does a solar panel produce more electricity then it takes to make the panel?

Probably because a solar panel can produce electricity for many years.

How much electricity does a 6 inch square solar panel produce?

That depends on the panel.

What happens if solar panel has no light?

It wouldn't produce any electricity.

How much electricity will a 75watt solar panel produce?

500 volts!!

What device can convert solar energy into electricity directly without having to produce steam first?

a solar panel

Are there parts in a solar panel?

The only thing that lies with in the casing of the solar panels are the photovoltic cells which are used to produce the electricity.

How much electricity does a standard solar panel produce cost wise and wattage?

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How does solar produce energy?

Solar electric panels are made up of silicon, the same thing that makes up sand.When sunlight hits a solar panel, it makes electrons in the silicon move around. The electrons flow through wires that were built into the solar panel and hey presto! - we have electricity!Solar energy can produce electricity by the photo-voltaic process (Solar Cell) and can be produce via a heat engine process (Solar Thermal).

Why cant you produce electricity from em waves?

Actually you can. A photovoltaic cell (a.k.a. solar panel) does precisely that.

How does a solar panel produce DC current?

(Another contributor wrote:)Light has its own energy and when it is conducted by a material the energy turns into electrons which are collected and made into direct current electricity (DC). When sunlight fall on a solar panel (pv cells) the electrons get excited and start flowing and the electron flow is nothing but electricity. Thus a solar panel produces electricity.

How much electricity does a solar panel produce in a day?

That's impossible to answer. It depends on: - The size of the solar panel - The type and even brand of solar panel - Location - Orientation - Time of year - Weather

Can solar energy be used for electricity?

Solar energy can be used to produce electricity.